When my daughter was three-and-a-half months old, we moved her into her own room so I figured that it was time to ramp up getting her nursery in order.
I knew that I wanted white, soft pink and mauve hues with bronze accents as the color approach. The theme was propelled by my late grandparents’ vintage mirror which hung in their Indiana home entry and had been in storage waiting to be hung for years. The leaf and bow detail is gorgeous. Additionally, I have a copy of an early edition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland with original drawings (that was my grandfathers) and I not only love the story but the original whimsy artwork. Both helped shape my whimsy-wonderland-garden theme nursery idea!
Floral wall decals were a must and I perused through what felt like thousands of options. As baby girl has “rose” in her name, I ended up working with Urban Walls out of Canada for a custom black and white rose set. After receiving, tweaking the layout a few times, the wall application process was easy and it’s the perfect add. See some of the steps below as well as a few more pieces that I think help shape the room! It’s still a process and more to come.
- The Anthropologie velvet Louise Curtain in mauve was the perfect texture and shade (I returned two other curtains!)
- To accent the decals, I placed some preserved round boxwoods throughout the room, because cute plants that look real are good. Hi, my name is Leah and I’m a plant killer.
- The “Avignon” knob in bronze reminded me of the hallway of doors scene and the “crying door” in the Disney version.
- The Golden twisted side table (for sound machine and tissues next to the rocker) was a light and functional addition.
Step 2 - lay out your design with painters tape and take a picture! (I laid out on the ground first).
Velvet mauve curtains.
Round boxwood topiary.